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Re: Why doesn't Emacs have a horizontal scroll bar?


From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: Why doesn't Emacs have a horizontal scroll bar?
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 08:37:03 +0200
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Am Montag, 2. Juli 2007 18:49 schrieb Pascal Bourguignon:
> "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden> writes:
> > Peter Dyballa wrote:
> >> Am 02.07.2007 um 17:01 schrieb <address@hidden>:
> >>> Why doesn't Emacs have a horizontal scroll bar?
> >>
> >> Because text is either truncated or broken into the next line. Or am
> >> I missing something?
> >
> > Maybe that a horizontal scroll bar would be useful when the text is
> > truncated? ;-)
>
> But you don't need it to scroll!  Try:
>
> C-u 20 C-x <
> C-u 20 C-x >
>
>
> Here is the first form I have in by ~/.emacs:
>
> (mapcar (lambda (f) (when (fboundp f) (funcall f -1)))
>       '(scroll-bar-mode menu-bar-mode tool-bar-mode))
>
> ; yes, I've got it even before (require 'cl)


Thanks a lot for the tip.

Searching the web with Emacs-w3m, mouse-navigation at
least is an alternative, because it jumps large
portions precisely: then a horizontal scroll would be
helpful too.

Andreas Roehler




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